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Library Trustees


Contact TypeContact Information
 
Current Board Members
Name
Elected
Term Ends
6/06 Jt. Appt.
5/19
7/18 Jt.Appt.
5/19
5/99
5/20
10/04 Jt. Appt.
5/21
5/13
5/19
11/07 Jt. Appt.
5/20

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The primary role of the Board of Library Trustees shall be:

• To act as legal representatives of the J. V. Fletcher Library and as official civic advocates of its service program.
• To develop Library administrative and program policy and to set Goals and Objectives for service.
• Management of, and authorization of expenditures from, Trust Funds; management of the Fine Arts and Historical Arts assets of the Library.
• Selection, hiring and evaluation of the Library Director
• Determination, with the Director, of service priorities for preparation of annual budgets, recruitment to staff, program development and facilities management.
• Ultimate oversight of Trust Fund expenditures primarily in the nature of:
• Public Programming
• Continuing Education and Staff Development
• Fine Arts Insurance, Historical Conservation
• Public Relations relating to Long Range Goals and Objectives  
• Equipment, Capital and Specialized Expenditures
• Library Materials
Gift and Bequests to Benefit the Library may be Made out to:
"Trustees of the J. V. Fletcher Library"

MEETING SCHEDULE & MINUTES
The Board of Library Trustees regularly holds open meetings the first Monday evening of each month, convening at 7:00PM at the J. V. Fletcher Library.  
The Library Facility Needs Committee - a joint Committee comprised of Trustees and Members of the Permanent Town Building Committee met 36 times from 2014 to 2016
during the duration of the MBLC Planning and Design Grant.
See Library Trustees Minutes and Library Facility Needs Committee Minutes here [Click on the drop down menu under SEARCH MEETING MINUTES and select "Library"]: https://dms.westfordma.gov/MeetingsCivicPlus.php?ref=JV Fletcher Library Trustees}


June 21, 2018
5:30 PM
Town Strategic Planning Retreat, Kimball’s
July 9, 2018
7:00 PM
Full Board
July 24, 2018
TBD
Joint Appointment of Vacancy with Board of Selectmen
August 13, 2018
7:00 PM
Full Board; Approve FY20-FY22 Budgets due 8/30; Approve ARIS Report due MBLC 8/17/18
September 17, 2018 [re-scheduled from 9/10]
7:00 PM
Full Board; Approve Annual Town Reports due 9/14; Capital Budget due 9/7
October 1, 2018
7:00 PM
Full Board; Board collaborates on Director’s Performance Review document; Approve State Aid/Financial Report due MBLC 10/5
October 15, 2018
7:00 PM
Abbot School, Special Town Meeting until Adjourned
November 5, 2018
6:30 PM
Full Board; Director’s Performance Review held; Approve Annual Action Plan due MBLC 12/1
November 16, 2018
10AM-12:30PM
Staff Volunteer Recognition Brunch
December 3, 2018
7:00 PM
Full Board
January 7, 2019
7:00 PM
Full Board
February 4, 2019
7:00 PM
Full Board
March 4, 20189
7:00 PM
Full Board
March 23, 2019
10:00 AM
Abbot School, Annual Town Meeting until Adjourned
April 1, 2019
7:00 PM
Full Board
May 6, 2019
7:00 PM
Full Board
June 3, 2019
7:00 PM
Full Board
June 20, 2019
5:30 PM
Town Strategic Planning Retreat, Kimball’s
July 8, 2019
7:00 PM
Full Board

 
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978-692-5555 | www.westfordlibrary.org